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Human Well-being & Social Systems
Production, Consumption & Waste

UBC acquires federal funding for solar-paneled parkade and net-zero housing

Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy

Federal investment will help UBC further 'smart city' ambitions

Climate Change & Energy

UBC-led project combats emissions by locking carbon dioxide in mine waste

Climate Change & Energy
Production, Consumption & Waste

THE ranks UBC #1 in climate change action and sustainable cities

Climate Change & Energy


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October 31, 2018 On October 25, the UBC Climate Hub hosted the first student-driven, university-wide Climate Solutions Showcase on campus. The Climate Hub aims to empower students, faculty, and staff to take bold action on climate solutions and justice on campus and in our communities. Engaging the...
October 17, 2018 As UBC continues to grow rapidly, a significant number of new buildings and existing building retrofits are required over the next 20 years. The design and sustainability of these buildings are integral in ensuring the wellbeing of students, faculty, staff and residents. Approved...
October 3, 2018 On September 27, the Research to Action: Advancing Urban Sustainability conference provided the opportunity for UBC Sustainability Scholars to present their research to staff, faculty, industry leaders, and their fellow students. Since launch, the UBC Sustainability Scholars program...
September 25, 2018 This week UBC's Sustainability Initiative invited students, faculty members and staff from across UBC to attend a Sustainability Welcome Event. The Centre of Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) was filled with energy as attendees from various student sustainability...
Robyn Wark, MRM MCIP, is the keynote speaker at our upcoming Research to Action: Advancing Urban Sustainability conference on September 27. Robyn is the Team Lead for the Sustainable Communities Program at BC Hydro, which runs the Community Energy Manager network in British Columbia. September 19,...
UBC used to hand out more than two million pieces of single-use plastic cutlery and straws every year. To protect our environment from the negative effects of single-use plastic consumption and waste, UBC Food Services has decided to limit the distribution of plastic cutlery and straws at all 30+...